Welcome to H-Empire, H-Net's network on colonial and imperial studies!

H-Empire seeks to bring together scholars and others interested in sharing resources, research and questions concerning the origin, development, working and decline of empires, rather broadly defined across academic disciplines and professional interests, chronological time periods, and geographical regions.

Recent Discussions

CFP: Subversive Spaces, Subversive Bodies in the Atlantic World - 19th Annual International Graduate Student Conference on Transatlantic History (Arlington, October 19-20 2018)

Call For Papers

Subversive Spaces, Subversive Bodies in the Atlantic World

19th Annual International Graduate Student Conference on Transatlantic History

The University of Texas at Arlington

Date of Conference: October 19-20

Submission DeadlineFriday, May 11

Keynote Speakers: TBA

 

ANN: “Transregional Connections: Architectural Monuments and the Construction of Early Modern Islamic Empires" UCSB Lecture by Gulru Necipoglu, Harvard University

The Center for Middle East Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, presents

Transregional Connections:  Architectural Monuments and the Construction of Early Modern Islamic Empires

Tuesday, April 17th, 4:00pm, HSSB 6020 (IHC McCune Conference Room, University of California, Santa Barbara)

 

R. Stephen Humphreys Distinguished Visiting Scholar

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Emanuele Saccarelli, Latha Varadarajan
Reviewer: 
Matthew G. Stanard

Stanard on Saccarelli and Varadarajan, 'Imperialism Past and Present'

Emanuele Saccarelli, Latha Varadarajan. Imperialism Past and Present. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 202 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-939789-1.

Reviewed by Matthew G. Stanard (Berry College) Published on H-Empire (December, 2015) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Walter Johnson
Reviewer: 
Hilary N. Green

Green on Johnson, 'River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom'

Walter Johnson. River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2013. 560 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04555-2.

Reviewed by Hilary N. Green (University of Alabama) Published on H-Empire (November, 2015) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Kate Darian-Smith, Penelope Edmonds, eds.
Reviewer: 
Richard N. Price

Price on Darian-Smith and Edmonds, 'Conciliation on Colonial Frontiers: Conflict, Performance, and Commemoration in Australia and the Pacific Rim'

Kate Darian-Smith, Penelope Edmonds, eds. Conciliation on Colonial Frontiers: Conflict, Performance, and Commemoration in Australia and the Pacific Rim. New York: Routledge, 2015. 270 pp. $145.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-74430-0.

Reviewed by Richard N. Price (University of Maryland) Published on H-Empire (November, 2015) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Tony Ballantyne
Reviewer: 
Vincent O'Malley

O'Malley on Ballantyne, 'Entanglements of Empire: Missionaries, Māori, and the Question of the Body'

Tony Ballantyne. Entanglements of Empire: Missionaries, Māori, and the Question of the Body. Durham: Duke University Press, 2014. 376 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5826-8; $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5817-6.

Reviewed by Vincent O'Malley (HistoryWorks) Published on H-Empire (October, 2015) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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